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  • n. Plural form of thermostat.


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  • Other start-ups are also vying to supply software to monitor and manage such technology, which could be a $5 billion a year market by 2011, according to research firm Parks Associates. icontrol IControl's software allows a homeowner to use a Web site to arm or disarm a security system, view video and control devices in the house, such as thermostats and lights.

    Companies Chase the Promise of High-Tech Homes

  • The cosmetics provision is part of a larger ban targeting better-known sources of mercury, such as thermostats, barometers, industrial switches and medical devices.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • And he says that simple systems (such as thermostats) do not have the "structure" required for consciousness; but this is precisely the claim at issue, and he provides no argument to support it (if we knew what sort of structure were required for consciousness, the mind-body problem would be half-solved).

    'Consciousness and the Philosophers': An Exchange

  • The alloy is widely used in instruments of precision, such as thermostats and pendulums of astronomic clocks.

    Charles-Edouard Guillaume - Biography

  • Right behind them are other connected, grid-aware devices, such as thermostats, dishwashers, and electric vehicles.


  • It is not widely realized that, at 389 ppm atmospheric CO2, or c. 460 ppm atmospheric CO2-equivalent (a value including methane), rising at c. 2 ppm CO2/year, the upper stability limit of the large polar ice sheets, which serve as the Earth's climate "thermostats", has been intersected, affecting the cold humid air vortices


  • * Through the Home Energy Controller's LCD touch screen, the consumer has insight into and control over peripheral devices that communicate with the HEC, such as thermostats, intelligent sockets and, ultimately, smart appliances like refrigerators and water heaters.

    HiddenWires News

  • - Through its LCD touch screen, the consumer will be able to have control over peripheral devices that communicate with the HEC such as thermostats, intelligent sockets and smart appliances like fridges and water heaters.

    Silicon Republic - News

  • Applications targeted by Renesas Electronics' RX, H8S and H8SX MCUs, such as thermostats, security systems, white goods, exercise equipment, and instrumentation used in medical, industrial, and building automation, have lifetimes up to 10+ years.

    ISSI to Exhibit at the Renesas Electronics Developers Conference 2010 - Yahoo! Finance

  • Green Ecosystem for controlling load devices at peak demand such as thermostats, pool pumps, white goods and electric vehicles, and providing real time information to the consumer.



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